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 Greater Flamingo  Phoenicopterus roseus


 

  Sonogram of Greater Flamingo calls

Kalloni Saltpans, Lesvos, Greece  39 13' 00.7" N  26 14' 30.2" W  18 May 2017

Hoarse, goose-like calls, with occasional more musical Whooper Swan-like elements (e.g. at 21 secs) from a non-breeding flock of birds feeding in salt pans. (Avocets in the background).

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    Greater Flamingo

 

 


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